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Ballot battles rife with rhetoric (access required)

As an unprecedented stream of early voters finished having their say late last week, partisans on both sides of an equally unprecedented pool of state ballot initiatives struck out on last-gasp tours to stoke or stem support for Maryland’s quartet of controversial referenda.

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MGM adds about $8 million to gambling campaign account (access required)

Supporters and opponents of expanding gambling in Maryland have combined to put $65.4 million into campaign accounts, according to the most recent campaign finance filing with the Maryland State Board of Elections.

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Baltimore tourism agency likes Question 7 (access required)

Baltimore's tourism agency rose in support of Maryland's expanded gambling referendum Friday, saying that legalization of table games would make a future city casino more attractive to outsider, thus bolstering tourism.

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Penn National spends another $4 million (access required)

A day after proponents of Maryland's casino gambling expansion surpassed the spending of lone dissenter Penn National Gaming Inc., the Pennsylvania-based gambling company ponied up another $4 million to stop the expansion.

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